The fishing vessel BD96340 was reported adrift and disabled due to damage to the vessel’s engine. The vessel and it’s 6 crewmen were last reported in the South China Sea (06 26.7N 105 16.6E).
The 4500 dwt freighter Flinterfortune allided with the gate of the northern Brunsbuettel Lock. The Flinterfortune suffered damage to the forepeak bulwark and railing. The lock’s gate was left inoperable with damage to the hydraulic system. The Flinterfortune was sailing from Scandinavia bound for England. No reports of injuries or pollution being released.